Specialist in international relations, expert on the Russian Armed Forces. Political scientist (PhD). Senior lecturer, Faculty of History and Political Science, Perm University. 2013 – 2014 – fellow at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO, Russian Academy of Sciences). 2012-2013 expert in PIR-Center (Moscow), assistant to editor-in-chief of Security Index Journal.
State-owned and state-controlled companies have come to play a crucial role in managing Russia and guaranteeing stability in the regions. But can the Kremlin depend on them alone in the turbulent years ahead?